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Bach Ski Resort Guide

Bach, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length7km
Highest Lift1,768m
Resort Height1,060m
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Memmingen
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The Jöchelspitze ski area above Bach is the largest ski hill in the Lechtal region. A double chairlift brings skiers, boarders and paragliders (a large niche market) to the top of the area.

It's a family ski area, with some challenges and a reputation for well groomed slopes and consistent snow thanks to an extensive snowmaking system.


The Austrian ski resort of Bach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,060m, with 7km of marked runs.

Bach has direct access to 7km of downhill skiing, with 3 marked pistes, served by a total of 2 ski lifts.


Bach offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bach?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Bach.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Bach

Ski Area Stats

Bach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 4km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 3km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,768m
Lowest Piste1,060m
Resort Altitude (Bach)1,060m
Max Vertical708m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bach
Intermediate Skiers

Bach Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bach is 3km long.


A fun park was added recently with jumps, turns and banking, boosting the area's appeal to boarders.

Location and Map

Where is Bach?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Holzgau, Reutte.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bach is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 94 minutes drive away.

Memmingen, Friedrichshafen, Innsbruck Airport, Zurich, Stuttgart and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The two ski lifts are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 3km of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bach open?

 Opened : 25 December 2020.

 Closed : 28 February 2021.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bach, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bach Tourist Office for the latest.

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Bach Webcams

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